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Family law issues can be challenging matters to resolve. Divorce, child custody, and adoption are just a few of the issues in which parents and other family members can become overwhelmed by their passions and emotions. While a family law attorney is not able to quell all outbursts or prevent all disputes, he or she can be a reassuring figure to help ex-spouses and/or divorcing parents resolve their issues in a timely and effective manner.

At Douglass & Runger, Attorneys at Law, our Tennessee family law attorneys partner with our clients to help ensure our clients receive the experienced and personalized service and counsel they need in order to make the best decisions and obtain the best outcomes for their families. Contact us today to learn how our knowledge and experience in family law issues can provide the steady hand necessary to guide you during this time.

Legal Representation for a Wide Variety of Family Law Issues

Family law issues are numerous, and it takes a family law attorney who has experience in the various areas of family law in order to be able to competently assist a particular family member/client. From marriages and prenuptial agreements to divorces and everything in between, our Memphis family law lawyers are here to assist you and vigorously represent your interests in and out of court during the following proceedings:

Visitation
When two parents divorce in Tennessee, one parent is designated the “primary residential parent” and is awarded primary custody over
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Prenuptial Agreements
In a perfect world, perhaps there would be no divorce or, if divorce did occur, individuals would treat one another
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Paternity Suits
A child is generally recognized to need the presence and influence of its parents in order to properly grow, develop,
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Orders of Protection
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other federal agencies, as many as one in four women
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Divorce
Divorce is the legal process whereby a marriage is terminated and the parties are no longer considered a married couple.
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Contempt Matters
 In an ideal world, a court would order one party in a divorce or family law proceeding to perform a
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Child Support Modification
It is rare for a child support obligation to continue unmodified for the duration of the child’s life. A child
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Child Support
Every parent in Tennessee is presumed to have an obligation to support and care for the physical needs of the
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Child Custody
Divorce is a complicated and emotional matter, the difficulties of which are compounded when the divorcing couple has one or
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Alimony
When divorcing spouses have been married for an extended period of time, or where one spouse has not worked in
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Adoptions
For Tennessee couples who are unable to have their own children, or for a parent who is wanting to solidify
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